Ellis Pool features include a 2-foot shallow end, sloped entry ramp, separate baby pool, hydraulic chair lift, water slide, six 25-yard lap lanes, 1-meter diving board, 3-meter diving board, vending machines, shade umbrellas and bathhouse with lockers.
Summer Season (June 10 - August 6)
This schedule is in effect June 10 through August 6, 2023. It is subject to change and may vary around the holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues. Ellis Pool will close at 5 p.m. on July 4.
Open Swim | $5.50 or pass
(All Ages) Open swim for all ages. Outside food is not allowed. Water toys, tubes, noodles, etc. are allowed - crowd permitting.
Adult 18+ Swim | $5.25 or pass
(Ages 18+) Open swim for adults only.
Lap Swim | $5.25 or pass
(Ages 15+) Take time for yourself! This is a good time for water walking.
|Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Sunday||11:45 AM-12:45 PM|
Water Exercise | $6.25 or pass
(Ages 15+) This instructor-led class concentrates on stretching, strengthening, flexibility, and range-of-motion exercises. This is a drop-in program, no registration required. Current season pass or punch pass may be used.
|Tuesday/Thursday||11:50 AM-12:45 PM|
Dollar Day for Dads (Father's Day) | $1 for Dad, $5.50 per child, or pass
(All Ages) Bring your dad to the pool for his special day! Dads, accompanied by a child, swim for only $1. Regular admission for children ages six months or older.
|Sunday, June 18||1-5 PM|
Jumpin' Jack 'n' Jill Days | $5.50 or pass
(All Ages) Have fun in and out of the water! Play on the large inflatable island, Wibit, in the pool, then climb ashore for some fun in the bouncy castle. (Some portions of the pool may be restricted.) 25¢ popcorn. Regular admission for ages six months or older.
|Tuesday, June 20||1-5 PM|
|Thursday, June 22||1-5 PM|
Family Two-Buck Tuesday | Families: $2 per person, or pass
(All Ages) Come as a family to a Tuesday evening swim on the dates below. Admission is only $2 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult to be considered a family.
|Tuesday, June 20||6:30-8:30 PM|
|Tuesday, July 11||6:30-8:30 PM|
|Tuesday, July 25||6:30-8:30 PM|
Fourth of July Swim | $5.50 or pass ($1 off with Freedom Festival button)
(All Ages) Celebrate the nation's birthday with a splash at your favorite pool. Get $1 off regular admission with a Freedom Festival button.
|Tuesday, July 4||1-5 PM|
Ellis Pool Spirit Day | $5.50 or pass
(All Ages) Show your spirit at your neighborhood pool. Each pool will have a theme with games, activities, and prizes. Check with the pool the week before to learn what fun is planned for the special day. Regular admission for ages six months or older.
|Wednesday, August 2||1-5 PM|
Post Summer Season (August 7 - August 20, 26, 27)
This schedule is in effect August 7 through August 27, 2023. It is subject to change and may vary around the holidays, special activities, maintenance needs, and other events or issues. Ellis Pool will close for the season at Noon on August 27.
Lap/Adult Swim | $5.25 or pass
(Ages 18+) Take time for yourself! This is a good time for water walking.
|Monday-Sunday||10 AM-12 PM|
Low-Income Assistance Program
The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department offers a discount for swim passes and programs to individuals and families with financial need. To qualify for reduced fees, the individual or family must meet the annual income guidelines.
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2000 Ellis Boulevard NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405